Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

AN345
Anthropology of Postsocialism
0.5 Credit

This course explores the dramatic social and cultural transformations occurring in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union in the aftermath of the collapse of state socialism. The course will address topics that intersect with broader debates in anthropology concerning citizenship, social suffering, nationalism, ethnicity and race, gender inequality, memory, production and consumption, poverty, religious revivals, globalization and development assistance.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
AN101; Year 3 or Year 4 Anthropology program OR Year 3 or Year 4 honours status in an arts program.
Exclusions
AN307r.
Notes
3 lecture hours